« Prev Nursing Insights #011521 Next »
Nursing Insights
Nursing Insights Newsletter

Today is January 15, 2021. This week we have ... 🏃 Nurses 'Ran Away' During Pandemic, 🔥 Am I Fired?, The 'Q' Word, BOOST Confidence, Dropped From Orientation Early, Superstitious?, and finally Control Your Holiday Drinking.

Nurses 'ran away' during pandemic now wants job back

😡 Is it reasonable for Nurses to be fired who "ran away" from work during the pandemic?

by DK123

Senior nurses who were never COVID positive went on a LOA for 2-5 months. When they came back from their LOA the new nurses either lost their job, became casual, part-time or on-call. Not right!
Read more

Am I fired?

Can I be FIRED after doing blood work on RN direction?

by oldie CNA, LVN

I am both an LVN and CNA at different jobs. I was at my CNA job when an RN asked me to check a B/S, I did it without even thinking twice (because I do it all the time at my other job). Someone saw and reported it. Am I fired? 
Read more

Take Action: Boost Confidence

How to Boost Your Confidence Even When You Think You Don't Need To

by Carol Ebert, MSN, RN

As we commit to our New Year Resolutions, how confident are you that you will take the action needed? Maybe we all need a confidence boost right now.
Read more

Dropped From Orientation Early

😖 Anyone removed from Orientation early? 

by 2ndcareernurse37, BSN

I started working CVICU in early December. After 2 shifts, management removed me from orientation due to staffing demands. Now I'm a full-time CVICU nurse. I don't have ZERO knowledge about heart patients...
Read more

I'm not superstitious. Are you?

Superstitious Nurses

by Davey Do

The last two times I had worn scrub tops outside of work, my wife had to go to the ER. "I'm not going to wear my scrub tops any more", I said. "Please don't ", she replied. Got superstitions?
Read more

Drinking too much?

How well have you controlled your pandemic and holiday drinking?

by J.Adderton, BSN, MSN

Do you need to hit the “reset” button on your pandemic and holiday drinking?  The Dry January challenge may be just the little push you need.  Read on to learn how you can participate in this popular movement.
Read more

Never say the 'q' word

Share Your 'Q' Word Stories!

Everyone knows that when you mention the "Q" word, hell breaks loose. And, we all know that there are some nurses that are just the magnet of bad things. Any stories you want to share? Any rules that should be followed?
Read more

Nursing Jobs

RN Case Manager- Home Care $7,500 Bonus
CMA or LPN – Pediatrics *$500 Bonus
RN III Emergency Dept (FT Varied)
Operating Room I/P Registered Nurse, Varied Hours